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Alberts, Susan C, Professor
(919) 660-7272
alberts@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/albertslab

Behavorial ecology and ecological genetics of large mammals

Armaleo, Daniele, Associate Professor Of The Practice
(919) 660-7326
darmaleo@duke.edu

Developmental and molecular biology of symbiosis in lichens

Barber, Richard T, NSEES Professor Emeritus
(252) 504-7578, (252) 504-7586
rbarber@duke.edu


Baugh, Ryan, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-8179
ryan.baugh@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/baughlab

Developmental genetics and genomics

Bejsovec, Amy, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8162
bejsovec@duke.edu

Genetic control of cell fate specification in Drosophila

Benfey, Philip N, Paul Kramer Professor and Director, Center for Systems Biology
613-8182, 660-7338
philip.benfey@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/benfeylab

Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Bernhardt, Emily S., Associate Professor
(919) 660-7318
emily.bernhardt@duke.edu
http://www.bernhardtlab.weebly.com
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-9940-2011

ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry

Bhandawat, Vikas, Assistant Professor
919-684-1703
bhandawat@gmail.com
http://biology.duke.edu/bhandawatlab/

Drosophila olfaction

Boynton, John E, Professor Emeritus

jboynton66@gmail.com


Brandon, Robert N, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Biology
(919) 660-3067
rbrandon@duke.edu


Broverman, Sherryl A, Associate Professor of the Practice
(919) 668-0228
sbrover@duke.edu
www.wisergirls.org

science literacy for non-majors; science education reform; the interaction of gender, education and global health

Bryan, Virginia S., Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7298
vsbryan@duke.edu

Systematics and Cytology; Bryophytes - Ephemeraceae

Buchler, Nicolas, Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics
(919) 699-8209
nicolas.buchler@duke.edu
http://buchler.phy.duke.edu/

Molecular mechanisms and the evolution of switches and oscillators in gene networks; systems biology; comparative genomics

Chen, Meng, Assistant Professor
(919) 684-8442
meng.chen@duke.edu
http://www.plasticgenome.org/

Mechanisms of light signaling and regulation of nuclear organization in plants

Christensen, Norman L., Research Professor
(919) 613-8052
normc@duke.edu
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Clark, James S., H.L. Blomquist Professor of Environment and Professor of Biology and Professor of Statistics
(919) 613-8036
jimclark@duke.edu
http://sites.nicholas.duke.edu/clarklab/

Ecology

Cook-Deegan, Robert M., Center for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy of History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine and Biology and Research Professor of Biology

bob.cd@duke.edu
http://www.genome.duke.edu/people/faculty/cookdeegan

Health policy, science policy, bioethics

Crowder, Larry B., NSEES Professor and Professor of Biology
(252) 504-7637
lcrowder@stanford.edu


Culberson, Chicita F, Senior Research Scientist
(919) 660-7307
cculb@duke.edu

Identification and chemistry of lichen products

Cunningham, Clifford, Professor
(919) 660-7356
cliff@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/cunningham/

Evolution and biogeography of marine invertebrates

De Cruz, Adele, Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology and Fine Arts Conservation Scientist
(919) 660-1671
a.decruz@duke.edu
DeCruz, A., Culberson, C. F., Andreotti, A., Colombini, M.P. and P inna, D. Investigation of the Er:YAG laser (2.94 mm) in cleaning of lichens growing on stone. S


Dong, Xinnian, Professor
(919) 613-8176
xdong@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/donglab/

Plant-Microbe interactions

Donohue, Kathleen, Professor
(919) 613-7467
k.donohue@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/donohuelab

Evolutionary ecology and genetics of natural plant populations, genetic basis of adaptation, gene-environment interactions

Drea, Christine, Associate Professor of BAA and Associate Professor of Biology
660-7367, 660-7368
cdrea@duke.edu
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Eason, Vickie Knight, Instructor
(919) 684-5446
vkeason@duke.edu


Eubanks, Mary W., Adjunct Professor
(919) 490-5380, (919) 660-7419
eubanks@duke.edu
https://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Biology/faculty/eubanks
http://today.duke.edu/2013/03/southsudan

Maize Evolution and Improvement

Fluke, Donald J, Professor Emeritus

dfluke@duke.edu


Forward, Richard B., Professor
(252) 504-7610
rforward@duke.edu


Gillham, Nicholas W, James B Duke Professor Emeritus
(919) 613-8160
gillham@duke.edu


Goldstein, David, Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Professor of Biology
(919) 684-0896
d.goldstein@duke.edu


Grunwald, Ron, Lecturer

ron.grunwald@duke.edu

Membrane biochemistry

Haase, Steve, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8205
shaase@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/haaselab/index.html

Control of cell cycle, DNA replication, and centrosome duplication in budding yeast

Hartemink, Alexander, Professor of Computer Science and Biology
(919) 660-6514
amink@cs.duke.edu
http://www.cs.duke.edu/~amink/


Hill, Alison, Lecturer
(919) 660-7349
alhill@duke.edu


Jackson, Robert B., Professor
(919) 660-7408
jackson@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/jackson
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/ccpp/

Ecology and biogeochemistry, global change, energy and environment, water resources

Johnsen, Sonke, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
(919) 660-7321
sjohnsen@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenlab/

Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

Kiehart, Daniel P, Professor and Dean of Natural Sciences
919-613-8157, 919-613-8150, 919-613-8151
dkiehart@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kiehartlab/

Biophysical approaches to cellular, molecular and developmental biology

Klopfer, Peter H, Professor Emeritus
(919) 684-3991
phk@duke.edu

animal behavior and behavioral ecology

Koelle, Katia, Assistant Professor
(919) 660-9457
katia.koelle@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/koelle/

Theoretical biology; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Kohorn, Bruce D, Adjunct Professor of Biology
207-708-7068
bkohorn@bowdoin.edu


Lacey, Elizabeth, Adjunct Professor of Biology
(336) 334-4955
eplacey@uncg.edu


Lake, Shelby, Instructor, non tenure track
(919) 660-7442
shelby.lake@duke.edu


Leal, Manuel S, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-8220
mleal@duke.edu
http://www.chipojolab.org/
http://chipojolab.blogspot.com/

Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology of Lizards, Animal Communication

Lee, Charlotte T., Scholar in Residence
919-613-0995
ctlee@bio.fsu.edu


Livingstone, Daniel A, James B Duke Professor Emeritus and Research Professor
(919) 684-3264
livingst@duke.edu


Lutzoni, Francois M, Associate Professor
(919) 660-7261
francois.lutzoni@duke.edu
http://www.lutzonilab.net/index.shtml

Evolution of symbiotic systems

Magwene, Paul M, Associate Professor
(919) 613-8159
paul.magwene@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/

Evolutionary Genomics, Systems Biology, and Bioinformatics

Manos, Paul S, Professor and Associate Chair
(919) 660-7358
pmanos@duke.edu

Systematics and phylogeography of flowering plants

McClay, David R, Professor
919-613-8188, 919-613-8190
dmcclay@duke.edu

Developmental Biology

McShea, Dan, Professor
919-660-7342 office, 660-7343 lab
dmcshea@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/

Hierarchy Theory, Macroevolution, Philosophy of Biology

Mercer, John M, Associate Professor Of The Practice
(919) 660-7354
jmercer@duke.edu

Molecular evolution, Evolution, Mathematical biology, Morphometrics

Mitchell-Olds, Thomas, Professor
(919) 668-1635
tmo1@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/mitchell-olds/

Ecological and evolutionary genomics; Complex trait variation; Drought tolerance and food security

Morris, William F, Professor
(919) 684-5257
wfmorris@duke.edu

Population ecology, mutualism, plant-insect interations, life-history adaptations to stochastic environments, theoretical ecology, conservation ecology

Motten, Alexander F, Associate Professor Of The Practice and Co-director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 684-2301
afmotten@duke.edu

Evolutionary ecology, plant reproductive biology, biodiversity

Nicklas, R Bruce, Arthur S. Pearse Professor Emeritus of Biology
(919) 613-8196
bnicklas@duke.edu

Mitosis and evolution

Nijhout, H Frederik, Professor
919-684-4223
hfn@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nijhout/

Developmental physiology/development and evolution

Noor, Juliet F, Lecturer
(919) 613-8224
jkfnoor@duke.edu


Noor, Mohamed A., Professor and Chair
919-613-8156, 919-660-7338
noor@duke.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/noorlabduke/

Speciation and evolutionary genetics, recombination

Nowicki, Stephen, Professor of Biology and Dean of Undergraduate Education
919-668-3420, 919-684-6950
snowicki@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/nowicki/

Function, structure, and evolution of animal signaling systems

Onyango, Patrick O., Adjunct Assistant Professor

patrick.onyango@duke.edu


Patek, Sheila, Associate Professor
919-613-8306
sheila.patek@duke.edu
http://www.thepateklab.org/


Pei, Zhen-Ming, Associate Professor
919-613-8152 (office), 613-8165 (lab)
zpei@duke.edu

Plant Sensory Signal Transduction

Perz-Edwards, Alyssa K, Lecturer and Assistant Dean, Trinity College
(919) 684-6217
akperz@duke.edu


Pryer, Kathleen M., Professor
(919) 660-7380
pryer@duke.edu
http://pryerlab.biology.duke.edu

Evolutionary biology of early land plants

Rausher, Mark D, Professor
(919) 684-2295
mrausher@duke.edu
http://www.duke.edu/~mrausher/

Evolutionary Genetics and Molecular Evolution

Reid, Chantal D., Assistant Professor of the Practice
(919) 660-7378
chantal@duke.edu

Physiological ecology and global change

Reynolds, James F., Professor of Environmental Science and Biology
(919) 660-7404
james.f.reynolds@duke.edu
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/reynolds.html

Land degradation in arid and semiarid rangelands; Experimental and modeling studies of effects of elevated CO2 and rainfall variability on dryland ecosystems

Reynolds, Julie A, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies
(919) 681-6899
julie.a.reynolds@duke.edu
http://www.science-writing.org/

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies

Rittschof, Daniel, Lee Hill Snowdon Professor of Ecology and Director of Undergraduate studies at the Marine Laboratory
(252) 504-7634
ritt@duke.edu


Rodrigo, Allen G., Professor and Director of NESCent
919-684-1698
a.rodrigo@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/rodrigolab

Computational evolutionary biology

Rosenberg, Alexander, Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Biology
(919) 660-3047
alexrose@duke.edu
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Roth, V. Louise, Associate Professor
919-660-7352, 660-7353
vlroth@duke.edu

Morphological and molecular evolution in mammals: size, shape, and ontogeny

Schmid, Amy K, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-4464
amy.schmid@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/schmidlab

Systems biology of archaea: understanding regulatory network responses to environmental extremes

Searles, Richard R, Professor Emeritus
(919) 660-7336
searles100@aol.com

Seaweed flora of the Southeastern US and the Caribbean.

Shaw, Jonathan, Professor
(919) 660-7344
shaw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/bryology

Evolution and diversity of bryophytes

Sherwood, David R., Associate Professor
(919) 613-8192
david.sherwood@duke.edu
http://sites.duke.edu/sherwoodlab

Understanding morphogenetic mechanisms in development

Sherwood, Nina T, Assistant Research Professor and IGSP Scholar
919-684-8658
nina.sherwood@duke.edu

Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease

Siedow, James N., Professor and Vice Provost for Research
(919) 681-6438
jim.siedow@duke.edu

Function and regulation of plant respiratory pathways

Smith, Kathleen K, Professor
(919) 684-3402
kksmith@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/kksmithlab

Functional morphology and evolution of vertebrates; craniofacial development, evolutionary morphology

Spana, Eric, Assistant Professor of the Practice of
(919) 613-8208
spana@duke.edu


Staddon, John, James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Professor of Biology
+1 919 493 4398
jers@duke.edu


Strain, Boyd R., Professor Emeritus
(919) 384-2051
bstrain@duke.edu


Sun, Tai-ping, Professor
(919) 613-8166
tps@duke.edu

Mechanisms of phytohormone controlled growth and development

Terborgh, John W, NSEES Professor and Professor of Biology
(919) 490-9081
manu@duke.edu


Tucker, Vance A, Professor Emeritus

vtucker@duke.edu


Uyenoyama, Marcy K, Professor
(919) 660-7350
marcy@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/marcylab/

Population genetics, molecular evolution

Vilgalys, Rytas, Professor
919-660-7361, 660-7362
fungi@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/

Phylogenetic systematics and molecular evolution in fungi

Vogel, Steven, Research Professor
(919) 684-3791, (919) 660-7372
svogel@duke.edu

Life in moving fluids

Volkan, Pelin Cayirlioglu, Assistant Professor
919-684-1150
pc72@duke.edu
http://biology.duke.edu/volkanlab/volkan/Home.html

Genetic Regulation of Olfactory Circuit Assembly and Remodeling in Drosophila

Wainwright, Stephen A., James B. Duke Professor Emeritus

sawanryt@duke.edu

Biomechanics; Design in organisms and engineering

Wernegreen, Jennifer J, Associate Professor of Environmental and Evolutionary Genomics and Associate Professor of Biology
(919) 681-0331
j.wernegreen@duke.edu


White, Richard A, University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and University Marshal
660-7305, 660-7268
rwhite@duke.edu

Comparative anatomy of vascular plants

Wilbur, Robert L, Professor Emeritus
919-660-7324, 919-660-7317
rwilbur@duke.edu

Systematics of vascular plants

Willard, Huntington F, Director, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy and Professor of Biology and Vice Chancellor for Genome Sciences
(919) 668-4477
hunt.willard@duke.edu
http://www.genome.duke.edu/people/faculty//willard
http://labs.genome.duke.edu/WillardLab

Genome biology, human genetics and genomics

Willis, John H, Professor
919-660-7340
jwillis@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/willislab

Evolutionary genetics in natural plant populations

Wilson, William, Associate Professor
(919) 660-7346
wgw@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wilson
http://www.constructedclimates.org/ConstructedClimates


Wray, Gregory A, Professor of Biology and Evolutionary Anthropology and Director, Center for Evolutionary Genomics
(919) 684-6696
gwray@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wraylab

Evolution of gene networks and developmental mechanisms

Wright, Justin, Assistant Professor
(919) 613-8096
justin.wright@duke.edu
http://www.biology.duke.edu/wrightlab/

Community, Landscape and Ecosystem Ecology

Yoder, Anne D., Professor and Director, Duke Lemur Center
(919) 660-7275

http://www.biology.duke.edu/yoderlab/

Phylogeny and evolution of mammals, ; conservation genetics; historical biogeography and biodiversity of Madagascar

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